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Intersystems Highlights Success Story: Brooklyn Health Home and Healthix

This story shows an example of Health Information Exchange (HIE) active role in managing the healthcare needs of a complex population for Brooklyn Health Home. It also delves into the enhancement of communications through real-time clinical alerts. For the complete story click here >

VIDEO: Streamlined Access Among Benefits of New SHIN-NY Network — NY1

“Having access to Health information Exchange in a patient care setting can mean the difference between life and death.” — Lewis W. Marshall, Jr. MD, JD, Chairman Ambulatory Care and Community Health, Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center”

SHIN-NY: New York Ready to Onboard RHIOs Statewide

The New York eHealth Collaborative will be providing a patient record look-up across the 8 RHIOs beginning July 1.

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New York’s Health Information System Nears Critical Mass – CapitalNewYork.Com

When New York health officials refer to the state’s ambitious new health-information project, they like to say that they are building nothing less than a new public utility… it will distribute patient information, uploaded to a central hub, to any doctor authorized to view it. If the investment in the project—officially called the State Health

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Final State Budget Funds Statewide Health Information Network of New York

Funding Will Help to Drive Adoption and Usage of New York’s Electronic Health Records System

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SHIN-NY gets a lift – HIE Watch

The Empire State’s health information network is getting continued support from lawmakers.

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Final State Budget Funds SHIN-NY

The New York State Legislature voted to support New York’s electronic health records system – known as the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (the SHIN-NY). The final New York State Fiscal Year 2015-16 Budget includes $45M in State funding for the SHIN-NY and its Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs), which will continue the

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Pay for Performance Extends to Health Care… (DSRIP)-NY Times

Pay for Performance Extends to Health Care in Experiment in New York

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Op-Ed “Why Electronic Health Records Matter” – TimesUnion.com

Amanda Parsons and Larry K. McReynolds, provide their commentary on “Why Electronic Health Records Matter”

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Data Used in HIE Can Identify Homeless Patients – Healthcare Informatics

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City have examined Healthix, a New York-based HIE, to see if they could identify patterns that would indicate when someone was homeless. As the researchers noted, homeless patients experience worse outcomes and consume a disproportionate amount of healthcare resources compared to

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